TURNING 40-years-old is supposed to be the beginning of a wonderful new part of your life; not the time to get diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
However for Orange mother of two Karyn Wright that is exactly what happened 18 months ago.
"You could have knocked me over with a feather," she said.
Ms Wright was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease last year and since then has focused on her children and raising awareness of the neurodegenerative disorder.
Read tomorrow's Central Western Daily to see the full story of Karyn's battle with Parkinson's.